Monday, June 02, 2008

Chess at the Luzhniki Stadium

Football at its best, and here it was often at its best, is a blend of chess, ballet and war. It was hard to discern the chess aspect, so frenetic was the pace. But ballet was represented by Ronaldo, with the lacquered hair and the step-overs that add to the impression of a puppet on speed. And war? Well, there were tussles everywhere.

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